Savannah Guthrie

  • Birth Name: Savannah Clark Guthrie
  • Birth Place: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Profession: Journalist, Attorney, Legal analyst

Fast Facts

  • Decided to major in journalism while in college at the urging of her mother.
  • Left journalism to pursue a law degree.
  • Received the top score on the Arizona bar exam in 2002.
  • Practiced law for a year (with a focus on white-collar litigation) before joining Court TV as an analyst in 2003.  
  • Joined NBC News as a correspondent in 2007.
  • In 2012, became co-anchor of Today, alongside Matt Lauer.
  • Refused to travel with the NBC team to Rio for the 2016 Olympics, citing fear of the Zika virus, as she was pregnant with her second child.


  • Mark Orchard — Ex-husband
  • Vale Guthrie Feldman — Daughter
  • Michael Feldman — Husband
  • Nancy Guthrie — Mother
  • Charles Max Feldman — Son


  • University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States (BA in Journalism, 1993); Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia, United States (JD, 2002)